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Facebook connection over Civil War photo helps reveal soldiers' identities ... - Washington Post

Facebook connection over Civil War photo helps reveal soldiers' identities ... - Washington Post | History | Scoop.it
“Washington Post Facebook connection over Civil War photo helps reveal soldiers' identities ... Washington Post Last month, Garry E.”
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A great story regarding the power and reach of social media!
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Abraham Lincoln Mastered Details To Win The Civil War

Abraham Lincoln Mastered Details To Win The Civil War | History | Scoop.it
President Abraham Lincoln learned battlefield tactics to understand why the Union was losing the Civil War, then turned the tide.
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An interesting look at a hands-on war time Commander in Chief.
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Civil War ship found at bottom of Houston Ship Channel yields trove of artifacts - Houston Chronicle

Civil War ship found at bottom of Houston Ship Channel yields trove of artifacts - Houston Chronicle | History | Scoop.it
Civil War ship found at bottom of Houston Ship Channel yields trove of artifacts Houston Chronicle A 150-year-old Civil War ship and its contents is on it's way to Texas City after being excavated from the bottom of the Houston Ship Channel and...
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Awesome find! The naval aspect of Civil War history is something thing that is most often overlooked.
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JFK assassination: Watershed for US history, and for television - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

JFK assassination: Watershed for US history, and for television - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines | History | Scoop.it
“Raw Story JFK assassination: Watershed for US history, and for television The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines 22 brings the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, not only a pivotal moment in U.S.”
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Several excellent Television programs over the next few days on this pivotal event in Modern American History.
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New book from MTSU shares Civil War stories from Tennessee farm families

New book from MTSU shares Civil War stories from Tennessee farm families | History | Scoop.it
“ MTSU's Center for Historic Preservation has published a new limited-edition book, 'Plowshares and Swords: Tennessee Farm Families Tell Civil War Stories,' to share more statewide history during this 150th anniversary of the conflict that split a...”
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À look at the Civil War in Tennessee from the perspective of the farmers family! Looks very interesting!
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Civil War history: A costly mistake at Bristoe Station - Post-Bulletin

Civil War history: A costly mistake at Bristoe Station - Post-Bulletin | History | Scoop.it
Civil War history: A costly mistake at Bristoe Station Post-Bulletin Civil War history: A costly mistake at Bristoe Station. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size.
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Interesting article on a period that is often overlooked - the few months following the Union victory at Gettysburg.
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John Brown's Day of Reckoning

John Brown's Day of Reckoning | History | Scoop.it
“The abolitionist's bloody raid on a federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry 150 years ago set the stage for the Civil War (154 years ago today, John Brown lead the raid on Harper's Ferry that set the stage for the Civil War”
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Very interesting! One event that is often overlooked as having a significant impact upon the nation.
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Tweet from @HistoryInPics

Tweet from @HistoryInPics | History | Scoop.it
The unfinished Washington monument as it stood for 18 years (1857-1875), due to lack of funds and the civil war http://t.co/u1jKZYuvNC
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The Diary of a Civil War Nurse ~ Home | Albert H. Small Documents Gallery, NMAH

The Diary of a Civil War Nurse ~ Home | Albert H. Small Documents Gallery, NMAH | History | Scoop.it
The Albert H. Small Documents Gallery, located on the second floor of the National Museum of American History, is devoted to the display of rare and historically significant documents.
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An interesting look at a group of key individuals that served during the war but are often overlooked/forgotten - the Civil War Nurse.
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Fold3 - Historical military records

Fold3 - Historical military records | History | Scoop.it
“Fold3 is the web's premier collection of original US military records, including many from the US National Archives.”
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Looking for information on our nations Veterans or want to make sure your Veteran is listed in a searchable database? Check out this link!
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Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark

Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark | History | Scoop.it
“By the spring of 1862, a year into the American Civil War, Major General Ulysses S. Grant had pushed deep into Confederate territory along the Tennessee River.”
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If the title doesn't catch your attention, the information contained in the article certainly will!
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What If POLITICO Had Covered the Civil War?

What If POLITICO Had Covered the Civil War? | History | Scoop.it
“Playbook, Emancipation Day Edition ("Live-telegraphed via Western Union." http://t.co/YHyHTYeaxY)”
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Twitter / History_Pics: Civil War general Burnside. ...

Twitter / History_Pics: Civil War general Burnside. ... | History | Scoop.it
Civil War general Burnside. The term 'sideburns' is a 19th-century corruption of his last name. http://t.co/7RJ1CWUQax
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Preview The African-Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Documentary Series | PBS

Preview The African-Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Documentary Series | PBS | History | Scoop.it
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking new six-part series in fall 2013. (Join me as I trace 500 years of African American history, we have a lot to cover!
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